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[06/07/11 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 7
Updates include: Laurence Fishburne to depart "CSI"; Brittany Snow, Aml Ameen out on NBC's "Harry's Law"; and David Mazouz in as Kiefer Sutherland's in FOX's "Touch."

[06/07/11 - 10:32 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Homegrown" (CBS)

[06/07/11 - 10:31 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "How to Be a Gentleman" (CBS)

[06/07/11 - 03:25 PM]
"American Chopper" Rides Out the Season on a High Note
Discovery spins the numbers for Monday, June 6.

[06/07/11 - 02:28 PM]
ABC Family's Sizzles Into Summer as "Switched at Birth" Shatters Records
ABC Family spins the numbers for Monday, June 6.

[06/07/11 - 01:39 PM]
Disney's "Phineas and Ferb" Hatch a 'Platy-bus,' Perry Will See More, Do More, Live More, Taking the Long Way Home This Summer
Plus: look for the Disney Channel original movie "Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension" on Friday, August 5 with additional airings on Disney XD and ABC.

[06/07/11 - 01:27 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Drives Weekend Ratings Increases for E!
E! spins the numbers for the weekend of June 3-5.

[06/07/11 - 12:30 PM]
Season Two of NBC's "The Marriage Ref" Premieres on Sunday, June 26 at 10PM
This year's all-star cast of celebrity judges includes Ricky Gervais, Julianne Moore, Regis Philbin, Tracy Morgan, Kathy Griffin, Ellen Pompeo, Joel McHale, Rachel Ray and Bill Maher.

[06/07/11 - 12:30 PM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's No. 1 Network in Total Day and Prime
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/11 - 12:17 PM]
"2011 CMT Music Awards" Heats Up Nashville Tomorrow
Country superstars Shania Twain and Taylor Swift join forces for the show open, recreating "Thelma & Louise" as only they can.

[06/07/11 - 12:02 PM]
"Hot Coffee," An Eye-Opening Look at the Facts Behind the Infamous McDonald's Coffee Case, Debuts July 27, Exclusively on HBO
The project comes from first-time filmmaker and former public interest lawyer Susan Saladoff.

[06/07/11 - 11:54 AM]
CBS Rebroadcasts Dominate the Weekly Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/11 - 11:53 AM]
Oxygen Has What Gleeks Want as "The Glee Project" Makes Its Debut Sunday, June 12 With a Two-Hour Event!
"The Glee Project: The Final 12," a one-hour special, will lead off the night at 8:00/7:00c followed by "The Glee Project" premiere at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/07/11 - 11:51 AM]
Fans of NBC's "The Voice" Can Now Vote For Their Favorite Artists Via iTunes
Voting begins after tonight's (Tuesday, June 7) live show and can be made via iTunes downloads ($1.29 each) of the artists current solo single.

[06/07/11 - 11:11 AM]
NBCUniversal Acquires U.S. Media Rights to Unprecedented Four Future Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the rights to the 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games to NBCUniversal for $4.38 billion.

[06/07/11 - 10:37 AM]
"The Voice" and "America's Got Talent" Lead NBC to #2 for the Week of May 30-June 5
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/11 - 10:36 AM]
ABC Scores a Dominant Weekly Victory in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 30-June 5.

[06/07/11 - 10:16 AM]
Bravo Greenlights Season Four of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and Series Moves to Sunday Nights Starting on June 12 at 10pm ET/PT
Plus: Bravo spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/07/11 - 10:01 AM]
Chris Brown and Jill Scott to Perform on the BET Awards '11
Plus: Patti LaBelle to receive the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award while Steve Harvey has been tapped for this year's Humanitarian Award.

[06/07/11 - 09:57 AM]
Animal Planet's "Whale Wars" Wins Ratings Battle in Fourth Season Opener
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the week of June 3-5.

[06/07/11 - 09:45 AM]
It's a Family Affair on Discovery Channel's "Life on a Wire," Featuring Death-Defying Stunts from the Newest Generation of the Famed Flying Wallendas Family
The one-hour preview airs Wednesday, June 22 at 10:00/9:00c with the series following later in 2011.

[06/07/11 - 09:41 AM]
Exclusive: "Project Runway" to Return Wednesday, July 27; Plus More July Premieres on Lifetime
"Runway" will lead into "Russian Dolls" (formerly "Brighton Beach") while "Dance Moms" and "Roseanne's Nuts" will take over Thursday nights next month.

[06/07/11 - 09:34 AM]
Surf's Up This Summer as Nickelodeon Debuts New Live-Action Series, "Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures," Premiering Friday, July 1, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Taylor Gray and Dillon Lane star as the title characters.

[06/07/11 - 09:33 AM]
CBS's "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" Is Going to Paris!
The talk show will film in Paris the week of June 13-17 to air the week of August 1.

[06/07/11 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Marks its Longest Monday Winning Streak Since 1997
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, June 6.

[06/07/11 - 08:53 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Spoils "Masterchef" Return
ABC is tops in both total viewers and adults 18-49 while FOX takes second in the key demo.

[06/07/11 - 08:20 AM]
Elite Warriors Go Head to Head in Discovery Channel's All-New Competition Series "One Man Army"
Mykel Hawke hosts the series, premiering Wednesday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/07/11 - 08:16 AM]
Performers Announced for The Nationwide Insurance Performance Stage at The "2011 CMT Music Awards" on Wednesday, June 8
Featured performers include Lee Brice, Colt Ford, Hunter Hayes, The JaneDear Girls, Thompson Square and "CMT's Next Superstar" finalists Matt Mason and Steven Clawson.

[06/07/11 - 03:01 AM]
VH1 Heads Back to Rehab With Dr. Drew Pinsky for a Fifth Installment of "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew"
The new season's participants include Michael Lohan, Sean Young, Dwight "Doc" Gooden, Amy Fisher, Steven Adler, Bai Ling, Jessica "Sugar" Kiper and Jeremy Jackson.

[06/07/11 - 12:25 AM]
Interview: "Covert Affairs" Co-Star Christopher Gorham
USA's hit original series returns tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/06/11 - 10:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 6
Updates include: Trevor Donovan to exit The CW's "90210"; CMT orders "Texas Women"; and AMC casts for reality series set at Kevin Smith's comic shop.

[06/06/11 - 10:18 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "My Freakin' Family" (ABC)

[06/06/11 - 10:17 PM]
The Futon's First Look: "Man Up!" (ABC)

[06/06/11 - 04:33 PM]
Trion and Syfy Reveal "Defiance(TM)," The First Interconnected Video Game and Television Series
Rockne S. O'Bannon is penning the project, which is set up at Universal Cable Productions.

[06/06/11 - 03:22 PM]
Discovery Holds Top Three Spots in Cable on Friday Night Among Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, June 3.

[06/06/11 - 02:09 PM]
MTV Has a Huge Night With The "2011 Movie Awards," Part One of the Two-Night Premiere of New Series "Teen Wolf," And the Season finale of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew"
MTV spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/06/11 - 01:24 PM]
"Ice Road Truckers" Season Five Premiere Is Up Double Digits in Key Demos - Attracts 3.1 Million Total Viewers
History spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/06/11 - 01:23 PM]
Clint Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Sidney Poitier, Mike Nichols, Matthew Broderick, Rita Moreno and Many More Among Those Honoring Legendary Actor Morgan Freeman at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award Ceremony
Said event will air on TV Land on Sunday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/06/11 - 01:09 PM]
"Visionaries: Inside the Creative Mind" Premiere Date Moves to August 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The newcomer will previously slated to launch Friday, June 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/06/11 - 01:09 PM]
Leigh Collier Named Vice President, Programming and Development, CBS Television Distribution
In this position, Collier will develop new original programming, as well as manage current first-run strips.

[06/06/11 - 01:08 PM]
First Group of Presenters Announced for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" to Be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas, Sunday, June 19, on CBS
Plus: Peter Marshall and Vanna White will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek.

[06/06/11 - 12:31 PM]
Adult Swim and Kia Motors Kick off the Summer with Revival of Popular Free Downloadable Singles Program
A new single from the program will debut each week as a free exclusive download for 10 consecutive weeks.

[06/06/11 - 12:21 PM]
Keke Palmer Tapped to Star in Nickelodeon Original TV Movie, "Rags"
Set to premiere in 2012, "Rags" is a music-infused, modern twist on the classic Cinderella story set against the backdrop of New York City.

[06/06/11 - 12:16 PM]
TLC Orders Second Season of "Extreme Couponing"
Production has already begun on 12 new episodes and is expected to premiere in September.

[06/06/11 - 12:01 PM]
A&E's "The Glades" Returns with Impressive Growth in the 18-49 and 25-54 Demos
A&E spins the numbers for Sunday, June 5.

[06/06/11 - 10:50 AM]
The Four Musician Coaches Are Back Together to Perform Medley of Classic Queen Hits on First Live Episode of NBC's "The Voice" on June 7
Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton will open the episode with "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions."

[06/06/11 - 10:05 AM]
Disney/ABC TV Group Signs Multi-Platform Deal With Katie Couric
Jeff Zucker will executive produce the yet-to-be-named syndicated series, which will be based in New York.

[06/06/11 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires Cameron Crowe's "The Union," Chronicling the Collaboration Between Musical Giants Elton John and Leon Russell
The film, due to premiere on HBO in January, had its world premiere as the opening night selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival.

[06/06/11 - 09:59 AM]
Comedy Central's(R) "Futurama" Blasts Back Onto Your Telescreen All-New Episodes Begin Thursday, June 23 at 10:00 P.M.
The animated veteran will be joined by a new season of "Ugly Americans" the following Thursday at 10:30/9:30c.

[06/06/11 - 09:54 AM]
VH1's New Series "Famous Food" Premieres Sunday, July 10 at 10PM ET/PT
As previously announced, the participants include Heidi Montag, Ashley Dupre, Danielle Staub, Jake Pavelka, Vincent Pastore and DJ Paul and Juicy "J" from Three 6 Mafia.







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[07/30/16 - 09:14 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:13 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:12 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:10 AM]
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[07/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
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